Keepers feed baby every 3 hours

Keepers at Chessington Zoo needed to intervene to save the life of sickly baby meerkat Lila after she was rejected by her mother. Now her carers feed 22 day old Lila, who weighs just 119g, every 3 hours day and night.

Beware - this video is CUTE.


Hand-reared baby meerkat

A baby meerkat is being hand-reared by keepers at Chessington Zoo after it was rejected by its mother for being too sickly. Lila's keepers say she would have died without their intervention.